vafplayer.exe

Awimba LLC

This is the Tuguu DomaIQ download manager which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application vafplayer.exe by Awimba has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. The program is a setup application that uses the TUGUU DomaIQ Setup installer.
Publisher:
Awimba LLC  (signed and verified)

MD5:
d1312ee6d3b2794f18c299c221cbec7d

SHA-1:
666f98a864db96da020a93d0abb5d2ffb1bc27d3

SHA-256:
611743836030e094d8af08942f8f5bc18b4fe372280f9d21b3676441bcab19e3

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Note:
Our current pool of anti-malware engines have not currently detected this file, however based on our own detection heuristics we feel that this file is unwanted.

Description:
This is also known as bundleware, or downloadware, which is an downloader designed to simply deliver ad-supported offers in the setup routine of an otherwise legitimate software.

Analysis date:
9/24/2018 8:56:20 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Tuguu (M)
17.3.7.16

File size:
961.6 KB (984,720 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
TUGUU DomaIQ Setup (using Nullsoft Install System)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\vafplayer.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
12/18/2012 5:12:06 PM

Valid to:
12/18/2013 5:12:06 PM

Subject:
CN=Awimba LLC, O=Awimba LLC, L=wilmington, S=DE, C=US

Issuer:
SERIALNUMBER=07969287, CN=Go Daddy Secure Certification Authority, OU=http://certificates.godaddy.com/repository, O="GoDaddy.com, Inc.", L=Scottsdale, S=Arizona, C=US

Serial number:
0423F035F20DC9

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/5/2009 11:50:29 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

Entry address:
0x30DE

Entry point:
81, EC, 80, 01, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 33, DB, 57, 89, 5C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, 60, 91, 40, 00, 33, F6, C6, 44, 24, 14, 20, FF, 15, 30, 70, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B0, 70, 40, 00, 53, FF, 15, 7C, 72, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 58, 27, 7A, 00, E8, F1, 2B, 00, 00, A3, A4, 26, 7A, 00, 53, 8D, 44, 24, 34, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, 50, 53, 68, 68, DC, 79, 00, FF, 15, 58, 71, 40, 00, 68, 54, 91, 40, 00, 68, A0, 1E, 7A, 00, E8, A4, 28, 00, 00, FF, 15, AC, 70, 40, 00, BF, 00, 80, 7A, 00, 50, 57, E8, 92, 28, 00, 00...
 
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Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
23 KB (23,552 bytes)

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